Courier Community Calendar

• Nix reunion planned for June 5 in Pickens

The descendants of Ulysses and Lou Annie Monroe Nix will hold the annual Nix family reunion on Sunday, June 5, at Northside Baptist Church, located at 421 Sangamo Road in Pickens. Lunch will be at 1 p.m. Plates, cups and ice will be furnished. Family members are asked to bring covered dishes, desserts and drinks.

• Special June events set for Granger Room

Special June events are planned at the Pickens Community Senior/Senior Center. On June 8, all Granger knitters and crocheters are invited to a day of pleasant knitting and crocheting off-campus. Call Lucy Harward at (864) 419-1794 or email her at if you need more information. Don’t continue burning your hands when you remove bowls of hot food from your microwave. Join Sara Stuckie on June 9 at 9 a.m. and make a microwave bowl cozy. Stop by the Granger Room to view an example. Supplies needed include two pieces of coordinating 100 percent cotton fabric, two pieces 100 percent cotton batting, 100 percent cotton thread to match your fabric, plus pins, sewing machine (or you may use one which has been donated to us), scissors, and other usual sewing items. There will be three pattern sizes to choose from: 10-inches, 12-inches, and 15-inches. You will cut your fabric into squares the size you need to fit your bowl. Call Harward at (864) 419-1794 or email her at if you have additional questions.

• Hagood Mauldin House open for tours

The Pickens County Historical Society extends an invitation to visit the Hagood-Mauldin House. This historic home was built in the 1850s in the old town of Pickens Court House on the west bank of the Keowee River. The home was disassembled and moved to its present site at 104 N. Lewis St. in Pickens in 1868, when Pickens District was divided into Pickens and Oconee counties. The house is furnished with period antiques.

The Hagood-Mauldin House is open the third Saturday of each month, April through October 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The fees are $5 for adults and $1 for children and students (18 and under). Private tours may be arranged during the week by calling (864) 421-4771. Parking is available at Legacy Square, next to McDonald’s.

• Trotter reunion set for June 11 in Pelzer

The annual Trotter family reunion is set for noon on June 11. The event will be held at the Tabernacle Baptist Church on Smythe Road in Pelzer.
Directions to the church are take S.C. 8 into Pelzer, then turn left onto S.C. 20 at BI-LO. Smythe Road is on the right.
This is a combined reunion with the descendants of James S. Trotter, brother of George MacDuffie “Mac” Trotter.